Possible issue / question....

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Possible issue / question....

Post by Bambamsdadda » Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:21 am

My pointer seems to discriminate iron??? Yesterday I dug a target and found it impossible to pin point with the MI-6, it turned out to be iron.
Is there a way to alter these setting via the remote?


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Re: Possible issue / question....

Post by Steve_T » Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:37 am

It should pick up iron, is the sensitivity set too low :-/

Check out the XP video with Gary from XP for a good demonstration on settings (on YouTube)

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Re: Possible issue / question....

Post by Oxgirl36 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:42 pm

Or did you switch it on whilst already in the hole? Then it calibrates eliminating everything >:P
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Re: Possible issue / question....

Post by thefiggis » Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:23 pm

It doesn't ordinarily disciminate (not sure it's even capable of doing so). As Oxgirl says, if switched on next to iron it won't calibrate correctly so next time try turning it on a distance from the target. Never had such a problem with mine, so it's likely incorrect calibration.
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Re: Possible issue / question....

Post by Bambamsdadda » Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:09 pm

Thanks folks. Fortunately I'm going out for a few hours tomorrow so I will give it a go and make sure I turn it on well away from anything.
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